Washington History is the only scholarly journal devoted exclusively to the history of our nation’s capital. Started in 1989, the journal replaced the original Records of the Columbia Historical Society, printed since 1897. Washington History is filled with scholarly articles, reviews, and a rich array of images and is written and edited by distinguished historians and journalists. Each year, the Historical Society published two issues of Washington History. Holders of “Annual Memberships” receive copies in the mail as a benefit of membership.
Spring 2017 | Volume 29, Number 1
ON THE COVER
“Yes, It Can Be Done”
A Photographer’s Record of Latino Washington
BY RICK REINHARD
An illustrated, evocative memoir that documents Latino life and helps Washingtonians of all backgrounds see and appreciate local Latino culture.
INSIDE THIS ISSUE
- “A Strictly White Residential Section”: The Rise and Demise of Racially Restrictive Covenants in Bloomingdale
- Frances Eliza Hall: Postbellum Teacher in Washington, D.C.
- The Cholera Panic in Washington and the Compromise of 1850
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